The Wright Museum


Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty

Opens March 15

 

Upcoming Events


Decolonizing the Mind: A Conversation between Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Ph.D. & Gloria House, Ph.D. on Feb. 26 at 6 PM

Decolonizing the Mind: A Community Workshop | Speaker: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Ph.D. on Feb. 27 at 6 PM

George Washington & Ona Judge, His Runaway Slave | Speaker: Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Ph.D. on March 9 at 2 PM
 

She Took Justice: 400 Years of Perseverance | Speaker: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, J.D., M.A. on March 21 at 6 PM

“When Slavery Is Erased From Plantations” | Speaker: Talitha LeFlouria, Ph.D. on March 26 at 6 PM

Sally Hemings: An Authentic Perspective | Speaker: Brenda Stevenson, Ph.D. on March 30 at 2 PM  
 
 

Past Events


Thomas Jefferson & Slavery: Treason Against the Hopes of Mankind | Speaker: Paul Finkelman, Ph.D. on Jan. 15, 2019 from 6 - 7:30 PM

Discovering Monticello: A Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lost Heritage | Speaker: Gayle Jessup White on Feb. 5, 2019 from 6 - 7:30 PM
 
 

Additional Resources

The Life of Sally Hemings - https://www.monticello.org/sallyhemings 

Educational Recollection of Enslaved Man: Isaac Granger Jefferson -  https://archive.org/details/memoirsofamontic031158mbp 

The Slavery at Monticello App -  http://app.monticello.org/